Once in a while, I field questions on cameras and lenses. For some reason, I've been asked a lot lately (maybe it has something to do with Spring sports? Not sure.) Today, I wanted to share what was in my camera bag (in no particular order...)
Canon 85mm f/1.8. This is my newest lens, and I have to say, I love it. Great for portraits that are taken from a bit of a distance. I'm shooting a few weddings this year, and I think this will be used a lot on those days where you want to catch a moment, but not be right on top of someone. This lens has also been fun on a few non-action type sports photos, without interrupting the game.
Canon 50mm f/1.4. This is my tried and true favorite lens. I use it for about 80% of all my shots, and I know it well. I like a prime lens (opposed to a zoom), and this one is wonderful for portraits. Using the AV (apeture priority setting) on the camera, I'm able to control a lot of the focus and light, and that kind of manipulation puts a spring in my step. If you are looking to upgrade and only buy one lens, this is the one I'd recommend.
Canon 55-250 Zoom Lens--This is the lens I use to shoot sports for our children. I love the zoom capabilities so I can get close up shots, and also get those far away shots, too.
Feel free to ask any questions, and I'll do my best to answer! Enjoy your day!